Menu
 

Swimming and tennis may be big attractions: Project to reopen sports centre is ready to run feasibility study

Week: 15 | 11th April 2019 | News

A FEASIBILITY study into whether the sports centre in Townfoot can be reopened and run as a community enterprise is out of the starting blocks. Campbell Scott of the Langholm Initiative, who is managing the project, told community councillors he…

Commission shows its worth to tenants

Week: 15 | 11th April 2019 | News

THE news that a Langholm couple are being allowed to stay on their tenanted farm has been welcomed by the Scottish Tenant Farmers Association (STFA). The association was pleased to hear from Bob McIntosh, the Tenant Farming Commissioner, that a…

A ray of African sunshine

Week: 15 | 11th April 2019 | Arts and Entertainment News

A GROUP of 20 primary school children from Uganda, who have begun the journey of a lifetime, touring as a choir in the UK and Ireland, visit Canonbie later this month. The children are drawn from 14 Ugandan primary schools…

£80,000 boost for groups in Eskdale: Windfarm cash aids projects for people of all ages and abilities

Week: 15 | 11th April 2019 | News

MORE than £80,000 is being pumped into Eskdale, thanks to funding from a windfarm. Among the groups to receive funding are Langholm Playcare, Langholm Initiative, Gilnockie hall, Langholm show and a public defibrillator project in Eskdale. The Dumfriesshire East Community…

Lewis wins at Tranent

Week: 14 | 4th April 2019 | Athletics Sport

Athletics LEWIS Bell competed in the Lothian trials at Meadowhill Sports Complex near Tranent and won his event for the fourth year in a row. The competition attracts athletes from the East of Scotland mainly from Dundee, Edinburgh, Lothians and…

Success for Langholm Youth

Week: 14 | 4th April 2019 | Rugby Sport

Youth Rugby LANGHOLM Youth Rugby players enjoyed a successful day at the Dumfries tournament last Sunday. P6/7s finished runners-up. They started with a draw against Moffat, with Greig Cartner scoring. The second game was against Dumfries P7 team. Langholm fielded…

Week: 14 | 4th April 2019

Club awards shield

MUCKLE Toon Sloggers and Joggers joined the ADAC Potholm run…

Week: 14 | 4th April 2019

A victory to remember: Langholm lads help pave the way in decisive win over Jed

Rugby Hawick under 18s 43 Jed Thistle 7 THREE Langholm…

Week: 14 | 4th April 2019

The only way is up!: Langholm Rugby Club promoted

Rugby Langholm 64 Gala YM 17 LANGHOLM sealed second spot…

Week: 14 | 4th April 2019

Testament to modest artist: Many treasures on display in retrospective exhibition

By Margaret Walty of Langholm HELEN Irving, who died last…

Week: 14 | 4th April 2019

The Holm’s got talent, too: This week’s Copshaw Cabaret’s blog features Sophie Mitchell

Sophie Mitchell is 16 and currently studying at Hawick High…

Week: 14 | 4th April 2019

Meet my cousin Keith: Genealogy expert discovers a new branch of her family tree

By Christine Ewart I’M NOT sure whether it was fate,…

Week: 14 | 4th April 2019

Timeless love story enthralls youngsters

LITERATURE’S most famous star-struck lovers entranced an audience of Langholm…

Week: 14 | 4th April 2019

Dr Seuss inspires readers: Refurbished library will be a great source of information for pupils

LANGHOLM Academy pupils are benefiting from a newly-refurbished library teeming…

Week: 14 | 4th April 2019

Outdoor club comes inside

MEMBERS of the Newcastleton Wildlife Watch Club were invited to…

Week: 14 | 4th April 2019

Railway is step closer: UK government says it will fund its part of the feasibility study

THE UK government has announced it is backing a full…

Week: 14 | 4th April 2019

Langholm pupils win youth vote

TWO Langholm Academy pupils have been voted onto the first…

Week: 14 | 4th April 2019

Four generations mark opening of their new shop

FOUR generations of Cochranes got together to mark the opening…

Hotel is the best

Week: 14 | 4th April 2019 | News

THE Liddesdale Hotel in Newcastleton has won a second gold medal at this year’s Best Bar None Scotland awards. The hotel previously won two silver awards followed by its first gold last year. The hotel is managed byTomasz Milkowski who…

Youngsters engage in Upstart project: High Street to be taken over this Saturday as project finale

Week: 14 | 4th April 2019 | News

A SERIES of events engaging with people aged 14 to 40 will culminate in a Langholm High Street event this Saturday. The Upstart project is looking to engage with residents of Langholm in that age group. It consists of a…

A hop, skip and a jump to school

Week: 14 | 4th April 2019 | News

AMBER Foster and Aidan Elliot, the junior road safety officers at Newcastleton primary school, proudly show off the shield they received at the Active School Travel awards ceremony at Scottish Borders Council. They represented the school well and all the…

Town cheers on our Jilly

Week: 14 | 4th April 2019 | News

LLY McCord had many supporters in Langholm last Friday as she took part in the final of the BBC Masterchef competition 2019. It was the first all-women final and each competitor cooked their own food for the last time in…

We can stay!: Buccleuch tenants win their fight to remain on their farm

Week: 14 | 4th April 2019 | News

TENANT farmers David and Alison Telfer have won their fight to stay on their farm at Cleuchfoot near Langholm until they retire. The couple had been told to leave by Buccleuch when the landowner put up the land for sale…

Gift of a win at Sedgefield for local trainer

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019 | Horse Racing Sport

The horses continue to run right up to form with Honourary Gift winning at Sedgefield. Both Foxey and Ettila de Sivola ran excellent races on a lovely sunny day at Haydock last Wednesday. The drying ground was not ideal for…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

5 conversions for Wilson: Experienced Annan team keeps Langholm U14s on their toes

Rugby Langholm U14s 26 Annan U 14s 24 A large…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

Academy girls are regional champions

Netball Langholm Academy’s under 18 girls beat Douglas Ewart High…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

Langholm are one step nearer league promotion: A win against Gala on Saturday will see them achieve second spot

Rugby Earlston 19 Langholm 29 Langholm RFC took another step…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

More cabaret characters: Mother and daughter take to the stage in Copshaw

Julie Thomson and daughter Holly talk about their involvement in…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

My Fair Lady hits the high notes for LAODS: Amateur society delighted with audience reaction to latest production

Quite often, one approaches a local amateur production not knowing…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

From satellites to digging mud: An archivist’s job is a fascinating exploration of the distant past

WORLD War One and its lasting impact on Dumfries and…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

Youth Council vote: Langholm Academy produces three worthwhile candidates

YOUNG people in Eskdale have cast their votes in two…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

A Day with Amber Rabbit

Wendy Patterson will be opening her front gates at The…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

To market for former primary school building: Lack of preventative maintenance sees old property deteriorate

The former Langholm Primary School is to be placed on…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

No umbrellas needed for this Rotary walk: 166 walkers for fundraiser in Canonbie and Langholm

Langholm Rotary Club’s umbrella walk took place on Saturday without…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

Moonwalkers train

Katrina Kenny and Caroline Jardine of Langholm are training for…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

Langholm Academy in top 20 in Scotland: Team approach from primary upwards leads to school’s success

LANGHOLM Academy has been ranked 19th out of the top…

E&L Holidays Christmas 2023

Final four for Langholm’s Jilly

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019 | News

At the time of going to press Jilly McCord is one of the last four in the final of the BBC’s Masterchef competition. Jilly grew up in Langholm and her parents Dorothy and Keith live here. Jilly is a teacher…

Kids get Red Noses

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019 | News

CHILDREN at Langholm primary school and nursery brought a splash of colour to their classrooms on Friday, March 15 when they took part in Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day. The nursery class sold red noses to the whole school and…

Community group campaigns against wind farm

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019 | News

Faw Side Community Group (FSCG) will be issuing a formal letter to the Energy Consent Unit (copied to both Dumfries and Galloway and Scottish Borders Councils) once the formal application for planning has been submitted by Community Wind Power for…

Fly me to the moon: Families enjoy an out-of-world experience from the ground

Week: 12 | 21st March 2019 | News

A BRITISH Science Week astronomy evening at Canonbie primary school packed in everything from stargazing to drones and from bats to virtual reality. The event, which attracted families from Canonbie, Langholm and Newcastleton, combined the week with the celebrations to…

First steps to the saddle: Sam pursues his dream career with help from local trainer

Week: 12 | 21st March 2019 | Horse Racing Sport

Horseracing TEENAGER Sam Cottrill is pursuing the career he has always dreamed of and now he is on the cusp of taking his first steps to becoming a licensed jockey. Sam, 16, who lives with his mum and step-dad, Carol…

Zoe is golden girl of Abu Dhabi

Week: 12 | 21st March 2019 | Sport

Special Olympics GOLDEN girl Zoe Irving is bringing a gold medal home to Langholm from the World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi. Zoe’s achievement is even more momentous, it being the first time a competitor from Dumfries and Galloway has…

requires mailchimp logins and wired up to a list
Join our mailing list
Keep up to date with all that’s going on at the E&L
This site uses cookies.
Configure
 
Read our privacy policy

This site uses cookies for marketing, personalisation, and analysis purposes. You can opt out of this at any time or view our full privacy policy for more information.